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Marshalltown, Iowa
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132 reviews 132 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

But the Chili Rellenos were as good as I remembered! My mom had the Pollo en Chilies and she really enjoyed it also. They have free chips and salsa that were really good. The chips had chilli's powder on them. We went early on a Friday evening so there wasn't a crowd. Service was fast and friendly but didn't hover.... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

They may have gone slightly downhill, it is certainly dated on the inside, but they don't change the menu, thank goodness, and it is still pretty darn good food, won't pretend it is authentic mexican, but a hispanic friend of mine used to complain growing up because her mom didn't make the chile rellanos (sp?) like the ones at Ticos,... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The food was good although the salsa could be a little thicker. It is close to downtown so convenient if you are seeing a show or a play.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My fiancé and I decided to try Ticos because neither one of us had been there in years. It was disappointing! The guacamole dip was average. Much better at la mexicana. The food was below average and the beans had a funny taste. The chips have some seasoning on them that doesn't add anything special to it. The salsa was... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Growing up in Lincoln, Ticos was our go-to spot for chile rellenos, and also had the best chips and guacamole. Can't wait to go back, it's been several years since I've had it.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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67 reviews 67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is an iconic restaurant in Lincoln, authentic Mexican food and drinks, worth every penny. we had a waitress trainee, so we had few things gone wrong, but still, delicious!

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Still a Nebraska staple. Food was still good the chips are the same. Decor needs updated. It's still the same as it was in the 80's. Great service.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

The nacho wheels were totally bland-they used be very, they've obviously changed their meat during the last year. I ordered enchiladas and one of them had no filling! Our service was awful! Our drinks were empty most of the time and there was only 3 other tables. The wait staff way too busy talking and gossiping around cash register. NEVER... More

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

Tico's is an institution in Lincoln!...the chips and salsa they start your meal experience with STILL spicy, addictive and delicious!!!....I always have the Chile Rellano...my husband had a chicken dish.....FABULOUS!...Cessa was our server and she was attentive, quick and receptive to all of our needs!....GO! just GO!

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great menu. This restaurant is known for their Ticoritos. The original margarita on the rocks with salt on the rim is a good beverage choice

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Additional Information about Ticos

Address: 317 S. 17th St/17th & M, Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone Number: 402-475-1048
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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